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Hi All.   Catching up with Inglenook Junction, I need to do some painting, but, which paint do I use? And then how do I clean the brushes. This painting includes plastic kits which would require a different paint from that of Balsa or plaster or whatever the scenery is made of. Best wishes Kevin 

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Acrylics work for plastic Kevin and, before it's dry, brushes can be cleaned with water so no fumes etc.

For plaster snd such, ordinary household emulsion paints - also water soluble.

In a confined space, try to avoid enamels because they need thinners/ white spirit to clean up - bad for your health !!

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Hi Petermac. Thank you for your reply. That is really good to know, me being a “ green bits “ Virgin . Which means I don’t do scenery . Best wishes Kevin 

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Acrylics are pretty much across-the-board standard now. As Peter says the brushes can be washed in water (I find adding a bit of washing-up liquid helps) and all's well. No fumes, no solvents other than what you normally have in your taps. Good result.


                 

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